GREENVILLE -- Noah Brindise, the Washington Redskins' quarterbacks coach for the past two seasons, and Robert McFarland, offensive coordinator at UCF for the past three years, have been named to John Thompson's football coaching staff at East Carolina University, as Thompson announced Monday.
...Brindise takes over ECU's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach role, which was vacated by Rick Stockstill who departed in December to join Lou Holtz's staff at the University of South Carolina.
...Brindise, a native of Fort Myers, Fla., spent the past two seasons as quarterbacks coach under Steve Spurrier with the National Football League's Redskins.
also worked with veteran NFL signal-callers Danny Wuerffel and Shane Matthews.
was a three-year letterman at quarterback for Florida from 1995-97 after originally making the team as a walk-on.Brindise, a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll, was an honorable mention selection on College Football Chronicle's 1997 Unsung Hero All-America Team.He
was also co-recipient of UF's 1997 Fifth-Year Senior
Team Player Award.
is a very intelligent coach with an exciting personality," Thompson said.